Warrant Issued For Joshua Charlton

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Chillicothe Police Officer Joshua Charlton.  Charlton was originally arrested Friday (August 26th) by the Missouri Highway Patrol for alleged Domestic Assault in the 3rd Degree.  He was previously released on his own recognizance. Following a review of the complaint and the probable cause statement, the court ordered Charlton to be taken […]

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Caldwell County Judge & Prosecutor Assigned Chillicothe Officer’s Case

A special Prosecutor and a Judge from outside Livingston county have been assigned to handle the case against Chillicothe Police Office Joshua Charlton.  Charlton was arrested by State Troopers Friday in Chillicothe for alleged Domestic Assault. Livingston county Prosecuting Attorney Adam Warren requested a Special Prosecutor for the case.  The courts approved the request and Brady C Kopek of Kingston […]

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Three Headed To Prison Following Sentencing

Three were taken to the Missouri Department of Corrections following court appearances in Livingston County Court.  Sheriff Steve Cox says the following were taken to St Joseph to begin serving their sentences 24-year-old Timothy Marles of Carrollton was sentenced to 10 years for Attempted Child Molestation. 20-year-old Jonathan Gentile of Brookfield was sentenced to 7 years on a Probation Violation […]

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Nelson Requests Change Of Venue & Judge

Garland Joseph Nelson, the man accused of killing two Wisconsin brothers in July of 2019, made an appearance in Caldwell County Court Monday for his arraignment.  Nelson appeared via ZOOM, waived formal arraignment and entered a Not Guilty plea. Nelson and his attorney also filed a motion for a change of Judge and venue.  Judge Brent Elliot approved the motion […]

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Judge Ryan Horsman Sworn In

Judge Ryan Horsman was sworn in to serve on the 43rd Circuit in Division 1, this afternoon.  The ceremony took place in the courtroom of the Livingston County Courthouse, with Western District Court of Appeals Judge Tom Chapman officiating. Judge Horsman was appointed by Governor Mike Parson to fill the remainder of the term for the position Chapman left when […]

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